Chigwada-Bailey, Ruth.Black Women?s Experiences of the Criminal Justice: A Discourse on Disadvantage.Waterside Press, 1997

(see also Women and Prisons and Racism/Colonial Control/Prisons)
This book exposes the systematic disadvantages experienced by black women due to the intersecting forces of race, gender and class. The author?s research in based on life experience interviews with African-Caribbean women in Britain that explores their relationship with various factions of the criminal justice system including law enforcement, probation, mental health institutions, court and prisons.